Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
David Swanson - Talk Nation Radio
How are we gonna pay for big things like Medicare for All? NPP director Lindsay Koshgarian explains.
Mike Ludwig - Truthout
Earlier this year, the Institute for Policy Studies, the Poor People’s Campaign and other groups released a Poor People’s Moral Budget that would pay for programs like Medicare for All by shifting the federal government’s spending toward infrastructure, social programs and climate investments while restoring “fair taxes” on corporations and the rich. ...
Adriana Belmonte - Yahoo FInance
Lindsay Koshgarian, program director for the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, proposes cutting the military budget by more than $300 billion in order to finance Medicare for All.
Jessie Hellmann - The Hill
Some experts say Medicare for All could be funded by looking at other areas of the federal budget, like the Pentagon.
Sonali Kolhatkar - Rising Up With Sonali
Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.
Alice Miranda Ollstein - Politico
The top-tier Democrat — whose motto is that she has a plan for everything — doesn’t have one yet for how to pay for universal health care.
Michael Arria - Mondoweiss
The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) released research detailing how Medicare for All could be funded by slashing the United States military budget.
Lindsay Koshgarian - Public Citizen
A majority of voters support reallocating money away from the Pentagon and to domestic needs like health care, education and environmental protection, according to new polling by Data For Progress and YouGov.
Julia Conley - Common Dreams
"Proposals to fund Medicare for All have focused on raising taxes. But what if we could imagine another way entirely?"
Lindsay Koshgarian - New York Times
Hompeage image courtesy of Charles Edward Miller. As Democratic presidential candidates debate the merits of Medicare for All, a Green New Deal or free college, a chorus of scolds from across the political spectrum will chime in to tell you we can’t afford it. All these ambitious policies of course ...